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Trump order paves way for agencies to weaken health law
By David Morgan and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is ordering federal agencies to undermine Obamacare through regulatory action, a move that could weaken enforcement of the requirement for Americans to buy health coverage and give insurers leeway to drop some benefits. Trump's first executive order, signed hours after taking office on Friday, directs the federal government to scale back regulations, taxes and penalties under President Barack Obama?s healthcare law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
White House accuses media of playing down inauguration crowds
By Jeff Mason and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Saturday accused the media of framing photographs to understate the crowd that attended Donald Trump's inauguration, a new jab in a long-running fight between the new president and the news organizations who cover him. In an unusual and fiery statement on Saturday night, White House spokesman Sean Spicer lashed out about tweeted photographs that showed large, empty spaces on the National Mall during the ceremony on Friday. "This was the largest audience ever to witness an inauguration, period.
Brazil's tragic Chapecoense draws in first match since plane crash
Chapecó (Brazil) (AFP) - Chapecoense, the up and coming Brazilian football club decimated by a plane crash, proudly strode back on the field Saturday in a new line-up for their first match since the tragedy. The team took the field amid intense public and media attention focusing on the 20,000-place Arena Conda stadium in Chapeco decked out in the home side's green color. Tickets priced expensively at $25 each at a time of dire unemployment in Brazil likely kept some away.
Federer, Kerber look for quarterfinal spots at Aussie Open
Trump praises the CIA, bristles over inaugural crowd counts
On his first full day in office President Donald Trump on Saturday berated the media over its coverage of his inauguration, and turned a bridge-building first visit to CIA headquarters into an airing of ...
Factbox: Women stage marches in cities across North America(Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of women, supported by a smaller number of men, gathered in dozens of cities across North America on Saturday to march in opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump the day after the maverick Republican took office. Here is a look at how the crowds of protesters, many wearing the marches' signature pink hats, shaped up in some of the largest cities in North America: * WASHINGTON D.C. Organizers of the march in the nation's capital had told police they expected 200,000 people to attend, but reporters covering the event said it appeared bigger than that, with a dense crowd stretching for about a mile (1.6 km) through the heart of the capital. Organizers said early estimates pointed to more than 1 million, while police and the Park Service declined to give numbers.
A-list celebs out in force for anti-Trump women's marches
WASHINGTON (AP) ? If you wondered where many of Hollywood's A-list celebrities had gone during President Donald Trump's inauguration, you didn't have to wonder any longer on Saturday, when scores of them showed up at huge women's marches in Washington and other cities to send the new president a pointed message that he was in for a fight ? and that, as so many signs said, women's rights are human rights.
Mexico's Pena Nieto, Trump speak by phone, to meet Jan. 31
Pope: I'll judge Trump after we see what he does
Pope Francis has told an interviewer that he'll wait to see what U.S. President Donald Trump does before forming his opinion. In an interview published Saturday evening by Spanish newspaper El Pais, Francis ...